A competition to bring out the journalist in you

Published: 02nd July 2013 08:19 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd July 2013 08:19 AM   |  A+A-

The Press Institute of India (PII), Chennai and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), New Delhi are organising a competition for the best article and photograph on a humanitarian subject — Violence against health care services and personnel, operating in the Face of Danger

The first is a cash award of Rs 50,000, second and third prizes would recieve a cash award of Rs 30,000 and Rs 20,000 respectively.

The competition calls out for those who have already published an article that addresses the humanitarian challenges faced by health workers in the delivery of health care during armed violence, to share their work.

Any photographs that have captured incidents of attacks on ambulances, hospitals, medical personnel and facilities, obstruction of services or other similar situations can also be submitted.

 The last date for submission of the article or photograph is September 15, 2013. The article should have been published in an Indian national or regional newspaper or magazine between April 2012 and March 2013 in any Indian language or in English.

 The participating candidate will have to produce the proof of his or her article published in the respective newspaper or magazine. The exact English translation of an article in Indian language should be provided to avoid rejection. Only one entry per journalist is permitted.

 The results will be announced in late November 2013.

 Entries with complete details can be emailed to or sent to the Press Institute of India, Rind Premises, Second Main Road, Taramani CPT Campus, Chennai - 600113

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